Australia’s national education evidence body
4 May 2023
The Australian Government’s Early Years Strategy aims to better support the education, wellbeing and development of Australian children by creating a more integrated, holistic approach to the early years. AERO’s submission outlines key opportunities to use emerging research and evidence to ensure this investment improves outcomes for children in early childhood education and care (ECEC) – particularly in vulnerable and disadvantaged contexts.
26 June 2023
The Productivity Commission's inquiry into early childhood education and care (ECEC) will examine the ECEC sector, consider cost and availability barriers that affect access to ECEC services, and identify ways to support better outcomes for children and families.
5 May 2023
The draft Teacher Workforce Action Plan (TWAP) outlines important initiatives for supporting recruitment and retention of teachers, as well as actions for improving teaching quality. AERO’s submission identifies actions in TWAP that correspond with the National Children’s Education and Care Workforce Strategy and highlights the need for coordinated implementation.
News article
10 June 2021
There is a growing appetite in Australia for more evidence-based policymaking in education. Jordana Hunter, School Education Program Director at the Grattan Institute explores evidence-based policymaking in the real world.
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